Item is a documentary film documenting a street demonstration in Vancouver in July 1981 protesting the screening of the sexually explicit feature film Caligula in a conventional movie house (not a pornographic establishment). The film includes footage of a crowd of several dozen adults and children carrying placards and picketing the Towne Cinema (919 Granville Street) where Caligula was being shown, a spokesperson for the organization United Citizens for Integrity explaining their reasons for... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Demonstrations, Theatres, Crowds, Streets
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Stanley Park including recreational activities and special events in the park. The film contains footage of traffic entering Stanley Park, Lions Gate Bridge viewed from the park, totem poles, as well as scenes of trees and flower gardens that show the park in bloom. The film documents people engaging in a variety of the parkâs recreational activities as well such as horse back riding, walking, playing cricket, purchasing ice-cream from the ice-cream... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Parks, Playgrounds, Beaches, Children, Crowds, Families, Men, Women, Bridges, Children's...
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Boats and boating, Forests, Trees, Flowers, Park buildings, Parks, Lawn bowling, Golfing, Tennis,...
Dec 9, 2012byWhitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Vancouver's parks. The recreational activities shown in the film include tennis, lacrosse, cricket, baseball, soccer, golf, lawn bowling, ice skating, rugby, football, field hockey, sunbathing, swimming, children's finger painting, ballet dancing, boys woodworking, girls arts and crafts, girls indoor basketball, bingo, bag piping, and dancing. The film also documents the free archery instruction that was... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Tennis, Lacrosse, Cricket, Baseball, Soccer, Golfing, Lawn bowling, Skating, ice, Rugby, Football,...
2000. Item is promotional material for the television series "Weird Wheels" (2000). This was produced by Yaletown Entertainment as a promotional material for Life Network. The series was produced and 39 episodes completed and aired across North America. Video starts and ends with Weird Wheels animation. The cars featured include a wrought iron bug, a mobile phone (a mash up between a Chevy truck and phone booth), a hurse covered in buttons, a car for god when he comes to earth, a...
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes scenes shot at the archives with an actor reading the contents, and of the actual documents and newspaper articles (this footage is mainly silent). Footage switches abruptly to a water scene and people driving away in a boat. Then there is an interview with some Katzie First Nations elders: [Agnes Pierre], [Mel Bailey], and [Ken Florence]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-491
Item is an amateur film documenting roping, tying down, and branding cattle. Film documents men on horseback rounding up cattle, and briefly shows Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer, and children John Fife and Elizabeth Ann. Accompanying note reads, "Dog Creek Round Up Cattle mostly brand[ing]". Note is ripped. [1936?]. Item # MI-75 Topics: Cattle, Roping
. Item is raw footage for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes additional footage of the fundraising dinner event with speeches and the audience. Along with a few others Dr. Peter Austen, a Climb for Hope team member, speaks to the crowd. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-448
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and Elizabeth Ann in the swimming pools at Earlscourt, and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn and playing with ducks. Accompanying note reads "Ann John Victor at Lytton" and "Ann with ducks when she's in her birthday suit". [1934?]. Item # MI-62 Topics: Children, Swimming
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-303 Topics: Hiking, Glaciers, Mountains--British Columbia, Tents, Helicopters, Lakes and ponds
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana and Barbara Spencer pulling their brother John Fife on a sled in the snow at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film also shows children ice skating. 1932. Item # MI-57 Topics: Children, Sleighs and sleds, Snow
Item is an amateur film documenting a party on the Hamber yacht Vencedor. The film shows footage of people dancing on accordion music. A young woman dancing alone and with Mrs. E. W. Hamber is displayed throughout. 1931. Item # MI-143 Topics: Crowds, Yachts, Parties, Dancing, Musical instruments, Music
. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes shots of mining photographs from the gold rush era, turn of the twentieth century, as well as canoes, headshots of judges and other photographs deemed potentially relevant for the finished docudrama. Shots of the' Jackson letter' on a black background. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-483
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencers at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents John Fife and Elizabeth Ann swimming, and Barbara, Elizabeth Ann, and John Fife playing in the gardens. Film also shows the outside of the family home, and Colonel Victor and Gertrude Spencer. [1934?]. Item # MI-67 Topics: Children, Families, Swimming
Item is an amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1958. Film documents "Miss Grey Cup" contestants on floats and floats from various companies including Eaton's. Parade is moving along W. Georgia Street. 1958. Item # MI-19 Topic: Parades
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 27. Includes footage of military men running at dawn, an airplane taking off, men with parachutes and helmets getting on an airplane, men and supplies parachuting to the ground in military green, and the Sky Hawks performing sky diving feats with smoke, and parachuting to the ground, some formation parachuting, a wind sock, a man on... Topics: Military, Men, Military unifroms, Airplanes, Parachutes, Horses, Buses, Air pilots
1986. Item is the original. "Expo 86 PSA No. 1" [Public service announcement] produced by Yaletown Productions for the Government of Canada External Affairs Department. Film has four thirty second commericals advertising Expo 86. The commercials feature ... »footage of Vancouver and British Columbia highlighting the city, nature, tourist activities and the Expo site. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-351
1990. Item is the original according to the donor. The client for this project was the NDP and Mike Harcourt, the working title was "Harcourt Jan. 17 Address." Content includes an address by Harcourt to British Columbians as well as a clip of him on the Rafe Mair show. Reference code: AM1553-8-S3-: MI-350
Aug. 29, 1991. Film is original raw footage for the film "Everest - climb for hope." Camera: Collier/Gibson Sound: Noble/Morrow. Shots at base camp and of a prayer service. Reference code: AM1553-8-S6-: MI-334 Topics: Snow, Tents, Crowds, Religions, Views, Flags, Camping, Equipment
Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm. 193?. Item # MI-151 Topics: Boats and boating, Farms, Ranches, Birds, Chickens, Houses, Rivers, Forests, Trees, Lakes and...
Item is an amateur film documenting the Jericho Hill School Blind Band's trip to Portland Oregon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Film shows students travelling on a bus, eating at a restaurant, and performing. 1966. Item # MI-174 Topics: Blind persons, Bands, Music, Musicians
1985. Film consists of raw footage used used in the video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage includes scenes of the Expo Centre with an inukshuk in the foreground, B.C. Place Stadium, the Plaza of Nations, an outdoor swimming pool, an airplane landing, and views of the future grounds of Expo 86. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S13-: MI-259 Topics: Buildings, Construction industry, Airplanes, Swimming pools--outdoor, Beaches, Crowds, Tennis,...
1991. Film is a theatrical short produced for the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Air Demonstration Squadron, "The Snowbirds." This version has french narration, french credits, and french subtitles. Yaletown Productions obtained distribution for the film across Canada; it played in theatres as a short before the Demi Moore feature film "Mortal Thoughts" (1991). Produced by Yaletown Productions for the Department of National Defense. Music by Steven Vitali. Reference... Topics: Air pilots, Airplanes, Airports, Military, Military training, Crowds, Celebrations
1984. Film consists of raw footage of Vancouver that was used in video post card "Vancouver - The World in a City." Footage includes scenes of the Lynn Valley suspension bridge, the Grouse Mountain 'Skyride' (gondola), views from Grouse Mountain of the Lower Mainland, the Expo 86 site under construction, B.C. Place Stadium, the Expo Centre (now the Telus World of Science) under construction, and people walking in downtown Vancouver, City Hall, Simon Fraser University campus in Burnaby... Topics: Bridges, Tourist trade, Crowds, Mountains--British Columbia, Construction industry, Harbours,...
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Isabell Louise, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents family members playing tennis, performing yard work, and swimming in a swimming pool. 1932. Item # MI-56 Topics: Tennis, Children, Swimming pools--outdoor
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in the pool at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C., and Margaret Airth (Peggy) in a small pool with a young child. [1950?]. Item # MI-83 Topics: Children, Swimming
1982. Film was sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development, Government of British Columbia. The film shows the coal mining industry in BC. A JEM Film Production, Vancouver BC. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-283 Topics: Construction industry, Mining, Forests, Transportation, Mountains--British Columbia, Road...
Item is an amateur film documenting people on a dock, in rowboats, and fishing. Film documents Elizabeth Ann getting off a yacht, likely the Deerleap, and Elizabeth Ann, Col. Victor , and Gertrude Spencer standing on a dock. Accompanying note reads, "Family (Spencer) on Deerleap - about 34". [1936?]. Item # MI-76 Topic: Boats and ships
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer's wedding to John Kenneth Newbury on 24 August 1938 at St. Andrew's-Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson Ave. in Vancouver. Film documents the bride and groom recessing and leaving the church. [24 Aug. 1938]. Item # MI-80 Topic: Weddings
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Primarily the aerial footage (shot by a fellow sky-diver) captures the sky diving and parachuting performances of the Sky Hawks. Some of the aerial footage was shot at Royal Rhodes Military College. Other locations have not been identifed. Additional footage is included that was shot on the ground of a Sky Hawks team breifing with Pierre (shot from several... Topics: Airplanes, Sky diving, Aerial photographs, Military uniforms, Military, Parachutes, Airports,...
1984. Item is the original. Video features three short advertisments featuring William Vander Zalm and the Non-Partisan Assocation and his bid for Mayor of Vancouver in 1984. Oct. 23, 1984. Post production by Post Haste Productions Inc. Reference code: AM1553-8-S3-: MI-348
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Original camera source tape 6. Video includes footage of the preperation of the drop zone (with yellow marker and red smoke bomb), the Sky Hawks practicing on the ground, entering an airplane, aerial acrobatics, sky diving, parachuting, and landing in the drop zone. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-386 Topics: Military, Men, Equipment, Military training, Parachutes, Airplanes, Photographers, Photographic...
Item is an organizational record film documenting an apartment building fire (address 257 street unknown) that shows firefighters wearing oxygen tanks fighting the fire inside the building as well as on the roof using an aerial ladder. [between 1960 and 1975]. Item # MI-179 Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings